JIC #73: Zero positive through DPHSS, 1 positive from DLS; total now 135

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Out of 30 samples tested, 0 tested positive through DPHSS. 1 positive case was reported from DLS. To date, we have a total of 135 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 66 recoveries and 5 deaths.

COVID-19 test results are reported from multiple labs at varying times of the day. The cumulative total from all labs will be reported on a nightly basis. The following breakdown provides COVID-19 test results for Tuesday, April 14, 2020:

 

Laboratory

Reported on

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Total Negative Cases

(March 12 – April 14, 2020)

Total Confirmed Cases (March 12 – April 14, 2020)

DPHSS Guam Public Health Laboratory (GHPL)

0

715

116

Naval Health Research Center (NHRC)

0

N/A

11

Diagnostic Laboratory Services (DLS)*

1

96

5

Clinically diagnosed cases

0

N/A

3

TOTAL CONFIRMED COVID-19 CASES

AS OF 10:10 PM, TUESDAY, APRIL 14, 2020

135

* Beginning March 31, 2020

The Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) tested 30 individuals for COVID-19 on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 with conclusive results. Zero tested positive through DPHSS and 30 tested negative for SARS-CoV-2. One additional case was confirmed through DLS.

The DPHSS overall count also includes cases of COVID-19 that have been clinically diagnosed, confirmed positive cases tested by the Naval Health Research Center (NHRC) in San Diego, and confirmed positive cases through DLS.

To date, there are a total of 135 confirmed cases of COVID-19, with 66 recoveries and 5 deaths. All 64 remaining cases are in isolation.

For inquiries on COVID-19, contact 311 through a local number, or call the Joint Information Center at (671) 478-0208/09/10.

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